Section: Well-Being

Well-Being News – The Latest News about Health and Well-Being in Thailand

Top 10 conditions where medical cannabis was prescribed in 2018

Thailand has legalised Medical Cannabis for prescribed medical use only. The penalty for recreational use of cannabis in Thailand remains a serious…

6 days ago

Bare your sole. The benefits of barefoot training.

It’s hard to complain about life when you’re sweating it out with sand between your toes, the tropical sun on…

2 weeks ago

Battle of the Buddha Bulge – Tackling the monk obesity crisis

Or "Too Much Junk for Chunky Monks" "Monks often live an unhealthily, sedentary lifestyle but exercise is a particularly sensitive…

3 weeks ago

Laguna Phuket Triathlon’s date announced – Registration opens today

PHOTO: Triathlon Magazine Canada Laguna Phuket has announced the 26th annual edition of the Laguna Phuket Triathlon. It will take…

3 weeks ago

Medical marijuana approved in Thailand

Photo: South China Morning Post  "This is a New Year's gift from the National Legislative Assembly to the government and…

3 weeks ago

Hemp being proposed as alternative to medical marijuana

The UN is considering whether to downgrade the classification of cannabidiol – currently a narcotic under international law, says Kasetsart…

1 month ago

Overtraining and the Stress Bucket

“If you want to train hard, you best learn to recover hard” – Krix Luther Believe it or not, training…

1 month ago

CoolSculpting: What is it and why is it so popular in Thailand?

“There is a growing trend for alternative body contouring treatments. Consequently, many medical tourists turn to CoolSculpting with some incredible…

1 month ago

Fighting age with exercise

by Krix Luther The female beauty industry in 2017, was worth US$265 billion. That’s 8.7 trillion baht, with a further…

1 month ago

Floating clinic opens in Kanchanaburi

PHOTO: Pattaya Mail Last week saw residents and visitors to Srinakaring Dam in Sri Sawat district, Kanchanaburi, in Thailand's west,…

1 month ago

Thailand urged to shun single-use plastic

by Pratch Rujuvanarom Thailand's environmental experts are urging people to make small changes in their lifestyle to help tackle the…

1 month ago

Light me up! Like the human animal that I am

by Hayden Rhodes @ Healthy Richuals Sunlight is one of the best medicines for your brain and body Think of…

2 months ago

Thailand Medical Tourism 2018: REVIEW

It continues to be another busy year for Thailand’s private hospitals, clinics and dental facilities, with the seemingly endless arrival…

2 months ago

Putting the ‘social’ into social media – Facebook Dating

Facebook has officially launched its dating services with Thailand the first market in Asia and second in the world for…

2 months ago

Thailand, third biggest medical tourism destination in the world

In the process of shrugging off its reputation for cheap back-alley plastic surgeries, Thailand is quickly catching up to South…

3 months ago

“Don’t rush to legalise marijuana”

by Chularat Saengpassa A medical lecturer is cautioning policy-makers against rushing to legalise marijuana, even if it’s just for medical…

3 months ago

Is ‘cross fit’ still a thing?

Even today in 2018 CrossFit continues to become more and more popular worldwide, I am often faced with the questions:…

3 months ago

Ninth measles victim in Yala, 3 remain critically ill

PHOTO: A mother holds her child as nurses at the Tambon Yala Health Promotion Hospital in Yala’s Muang district vaccinate…

3 months ago

The art of Thai massage – Chann Wellness Spa, Kamala

Time to relax, time to be pampered. You deserve some ‘me’ time to get refreshed and be indulged at the…

3 months ago

Embrace ‘slow travel’ this Vegetarian Festival

PHOTOS: Airbnb Airbnb's tips to travelling well, eating clean and supporting local farming communities... Thailand’s Vegetarian Festival is one of…

3 months ago